Albert G. Mulley, Jr. ’70

Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science

Albert G. Mulley Jr., MD, MPP is the Director of the Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science and a Dartmouth College trustee emeritus. His main research focus is on the use of decision theory to support clinicians and patients in their decision-making roles. He was the Chief of the General Medicine Division and Director of the Medical Practices Evaluation Center at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Health Policy at Harvard Medical School before taking the Director position.

With more 35 years at MGH and Harvard, Dr. Mulley developed innovative approaches to patient care, medical education, and clinical research becoming an internationally known figure in the field of decision theory to support clinicians and patients in their decision-making roles. Dr. Mulley is a founding director of the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, a nonprofit organization established in 1989 and dedicated to advancing international research, policy, and clinical models that ensure that patients well-informed when making decisions about their health.

Dr. Mulley has served as a visiting professor and health policy consultant to governments and health care institutions in North America, Europe, and Asia. Each year, he returns to the same five mountain villages in Honduras to deliver primary medical care.

Dr. Mulley earned his B.A. from Dartmouth College and his M.D. and M.P.P. degrees at Harvard Medical School and the Kennedy School of Government.